Asked • 08/10/19

Meaning of "pull figure" in the context of scientific papers?

I read Andrej Karpathy's [*A Survival Guide to a PhD*](http://karpathy.github.io/2016/09/07/phd/) and in the section titled “Get the gestalt right” he writes (about scientific papers):> Your papers, as you become a more senior researcher take on a characteristic look. An introduction of ~1 page. A ~1 page related work section with a good density of citations - not too sparse but not too crowded. A well-designed **pull figure** (on page 1 or 2) and system figure (on page 3) that were not made in MS PaintI haven't hear the term pull figure before, and can't find a satisfying explanation online.

2 Answers By Expert Tutors

By:

Hannah Z. answered • 08/18/19

Tutor
New to Wyzant

Bachelor's in Biology

Still looking for help? Get the right answer, fast.

Ask a question for free

Get a free answer to a quick problem.
Most questions answered within 4 hours.

OR

Find an Online Tutor Now

Choose an expert and meet online. No packages or subscriptions, pay only for the time you need.